Merrick employment information

IndexMerrickNew YorkNational
Income per capita$57,742$34,212$29,829
Median household income$138,570$60,741$55,322
Median income owner occupied$141,762$83,277$70,586
Median income renter occupied$83,364$38,983$35,192
Median earnings male$81,530$40,464$36,919
Median earnings female$45,392$30,906$26,250
Unemployment rate5.3%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level3.9%15.5%15.1%
The Merrick, NY employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Merrick is $57,742, which is 69% higher than than the New York average and 94% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $138,570, which is 128% higher than than the New York average and 150% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Merrick is 5%, which is 14% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Merrick is 4% which is 74% lower than than the national average.

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$92,370$138,570$277,140
City
$40,489$60,741$121,482
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Merrick is 94% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Merrick is 150% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Merrick is 14% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Merrick is 74% lower than the national average.

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Merrick median earnings by income bracket

Merrick employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.3%1.4%
Manufacturing sector6.8%0.3%
Financial & insurance services10.7%7.0%
Wholesale & retail services16.5%13.5%
Public administration5.6%4.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.5%1.5%
Education, health & social services16.6%41.8%
Other30.5%22.6%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hewlett Bay Park, NY366$250,001352%
Brookville, NY3,556$237,083329%
Sands Point, NY2,859$231,667319%
Plandome, NY1,228$228,409313%
Upper Brookville, NY1,634$226,250309%
Merrick, NY20,808$138,570150%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Erie, CO20,801$110,877100%
Marina, CA20,816$57,1353%
Adrian, MI20,800$33,92139%
New Hope, MN20,819$50,00010%
Monsey, NY20,791$38,85930%
Merrick, NY20,808$138,570150%
Source: The Merrick, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).